According to data from the Expanded Program on Immunization, Panama has received a total of 7,891,050 doses of vaccines against COVID-19.
This Tuesday, October 19, a new shipment arrived in Panama with a total of 97,110 doses of the vaccine
-19 from the pharmaceutical company Pfizer
The Ministry of Health (MoH) reported that the arrival of this new batch of vaccines
will support the vaccination process contemplated by the national government through Operation PanavaC-19.
The Governor of Panama, Carla García, who received this new batch, stated that the country is in the stage of the third booster dose, which must be applied six months after completing the complete vaccination schedule.
“Tomorrow we will start the third-dose vaccination for people over 55 years of age on the 8-6 San Miguelito circuit, four vaccination centers have been set up, which are the Pedro J Amelio schools, the Santiago de la Guardia vaccination center, Centro of vaccination José Domingo Espinar and Carlos A. Mendoza, will be enabled from Wednesday to Sunday from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm and next week we will begin with the 8-8 circuit,” said García.
He reiterated that in the capital city the fixed vaccination points for the third booster dose are located in the Chepo hospital, El Dorado Mall, Alta Plaza Mall, Albrook Mall, Mega Mall, and they provide care to the population from Wednesday to Friday. Sunday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm The first, second and third doses will be applied as the case may be.
According to data from the Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI), Panama has received a total of 7,891,050 doses of vaccines
From January to date, a total of 5,704,382 doses of the different vaccines
-19 have been applied in Panama and 76.4% of the target population that can receive the vaccine
has already completed the complete immunization schedule.
Of this total, 3,025,826 correspond to first doses; 2,638,148 are second doses; 5,213 of third doses to immunosuppressed patients; and 35,195 are third booster doses.